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Revolutionary Female Artists You Should Know

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Tamara De Lempicka
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Women are often erased from art history, where it takes some digging to find the famous female painters that have changed, inspired, and pushed the art world forward while they were alive. In order to celebrate these artists, ahead is a roundup of the most iconic female artists in history.

From Frida Kahlo with her politically charged self-portraits, to Yayoi Kusama with her galaxy-inspired Infinity Rooms, to Pat Ward Williams making important commentary on black history, there is a lot to celebrate. Read on to learn about women in art you should know — maybe next time you will spot and recognize their names when you're in a museum.